genus Aristolochia


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Noun1.genus Aristolochia - birthwortsgenus Aristolochia - birthworts; Dutchman's-pipe    
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Aristolochiaceae, birthwort family, family Aristolochiaceae - family of birthworts (including wild ginger)
Aristolochia clematitis, birthwort - creeping plant having curving flowers thought to resemble fetuses; native to Europe; naturalized Great Britain and eastern North America
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Breuner listed other herbal products available online but deemed unsafe for children: aconite (also known as bushi), species from the genus Aristolochia, belladonna, blue cohosh, borage, broom, calamus, chaparral, coltsfoot, comfrey, germander, life root, lobelia, pennyroyal, poke root, sassafras, skullcap, tansy ragwort, and wormwood.
Breuner listed herbal products available online but deemed unsafe for children: aconite (also known as bushi), species from the genus Aristolochia, belladonna, blue cohosh, borage, broom, calamus, chaparral, coltsfoot, comfrey germander, life root, lobelia, pennyroyal, poke root, sassafras, skullcap, tansy ragwort, and wormwood.
The close association between the Troidini butterflies and the plants of the genus Aristolochia is a well-known example of coevolution between herbivores and host plants (Ehrlich & Raven 1964; Silva-Brandao & Solferini 2007; Fordyce 2010).